Open source hardware: Birth of a long tail market?

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Matt Hartley @ Itmanagement has an interesting article about open source hardware (I found it because of the MAKE mention). Worth a read, post your thoughts in the comments –

With open source software becoming a household name, another open source movement that may one day see some fanfare is already taking shape. Open source hardware, which I once thought to be little more than a pipe dream left over from a bygone era, is proving to be a dream that it is very much alive and growing.

Open Source Hardware: Birth of a long tail market? Link.


  • Open source hardware, a start – Link.
  • Open source hardware @ MAKE – Link.
  • Open source hardware licenses – Link.

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